Curriculum Contacts

The Curriculum team  is responsible for developing, implementing, managing, evaluating and continuously improving the quality of the courses and clerkships that comprise the curriculum for medical students. For general questions about UWSOM curriculum, please reach out to

The office of Rural Programs contact list can be found here

University of Washington School of Medicine
Magnuson Health Sciences Building, Box 356340
1959 NE Pacific Avenue, Suite A300
Seattle WA 98195-6340
p: 206.543.5560
f: 206.616.3341

Heather McPhillips, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Dean for Curriculum

Joshua Jauregui, M.D.

Assistant Dean of Clinical Curriculum

Edith Wang, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean for Basic Sciences, Curriculum

John McCarthy, M.D.

Assistant Dean for Rural Programs

Meghan Kiefer, M.D., M.P.H.

Director of Educational Experience

Kellie Engle

Director of Curriculum

Gina Franco

Assistant Director, Clinical Curriculum

Julien Goulet, M.S.W.

Assistant Director, Foundations Curriculum

Meghan Filer

Clinical Curriculum Specialist

Laura Gumz

Program Operations Specialist

Drue Johnson

Curriculum Project Manager

Desiree Jones

Curriculum Specialist

Jordan Kinder

Curriculum Management Systems Manager

Sammie Linzy

Assistant to the Deans

Meaghan O’Gilvie, M.A.

Education Specialist

Meredith Pothoven

Curriculum Project Manager

Christine Rizkalla M.Ed.

Themes & Integration Specialist

Mary Sargent

Clinical Curriculum and Student Progress Specialist

Emmanuel Wright

Curriculum Data Analyst